"my psychwiki"

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my·psych·wiki - noun    (ˈmī ˈsīk ˈwikē)
  1. a computerized collection, organization, and retrieval of collective knowledge (from wikipedia)
  2. interactive database of question-answer sets, advice, current information (from google)
  3. the content of a particular field of knowledge (from WordNet)


What is "my psychwiki"?

PsychWiki was created by psychologists as a tool for psychologists so you can use it to create your own stand-alone pages to help with your professional life in psychology or use it to disseminate knowledge and publicize your work.

Not every page has to be linked or seen by everyone. PsychWiki was created by psychologists for psychologists so the purpose of PsychWiki is for the professional user community to use for whatever professional purpose they wish.

For example, some people have created pages for:
⇒ their classes     (example)
⇒ individual class assignments ( example)
⇒ coordinating RAs for lab sections (example)
⇒ brainstorming ideas for courses (example)
⇒ association website (example)
⇒ student group website (example)
⇒ lab groups (example)
⇒ brownbags and speaker series (example)
⇒ professional development series (example)
⇒ announcing workshops (example)
⇒ posting online studies (example)
⇒ organizing events (example)
⇒ group events (example)
⇒ collaborative notes from conferences (example)
⇒ posting interesting study results (example)

To use "my psychwiki", just create a new page and you are ready-to-go.

"my psychwiki"® is a way to sync together all the information on a given topic, connect people with common psychology interests, and disseminate previously inaccessible information.

Why have "my psychwiki" in psychology?

How to use "hubs"?

The "hub" could be focused around:
⇒ a person                         (see examples and how to create your own "personal" hub)        
⇒ a research topic                (see examples and how to create a hub around your research topics)        
⇒ a class                             (see examples and how to create a hub for your classes)        
⇒ a journal article                  (see examples and how to create a hub for your articles)        

Finally, PsychWiki also provides a way to disseminate previously inaccessible information such as:

A wiki provides a useful way to present this new information to the collective benefit of the field because by sharing our experiences and knowledge

What is a "hub"?

►  Research

►  People

►  Psychology Concepts

►  Null Findings

►  Virtual Lab Meeting

How to create a hub? A wiki provides a useful way to integrate information together because of three functions:



Research Topic


class websites – and have page with description of how to use for classrooms i.e. how to upload documents, can use “discussion page” for questions to teacher, and set up so email when questions are posed, etc think of other ways to use it. and epxlain how wiki can upload all documents so stand alone website for everything, and how can interlink to useful info, such as take info at bottom of doug-103 about papers, and make a page about it, then link to that page. Maybe put graphic or something to make it look nice, such as maybe graphic under title and graphic that relates to critical thinking…

Journal Article

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